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Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-storytelling
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2013-02)
The telling of tales is always a troubling business, and the way in which we tell stories about ourselves and about others always involves a degree of ethical risk. Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-Storytelling explores the ...
Participation, Pattern and Change: Creativity in Liu Xie and Lucretius
(National Taiwan University, 2013-07)
This essay draws on the work of both Lucretius and Liu Xie to argue for a notion of literary creativity that may be capable of functioning cross-culturally. This model eschews notions of creation ex nihilo in favour of a ...
The Uncertainty Machine
(Aeon Magazine, 2013-10-11)
A popular article exploring divination and the Chinese Book of Changes as an "uncertainty machine".
(Aeon Magazine, 2013-03-08)
An account of a meeting with a sculptor, with talking lizards, and with adat ritual law in the Tanimbar Islands.